Dordt College News

Convocation Jan. 13

January 4, 2005

Dr. Harold Trulear will be the featured speaker at a Jubilee Convocation to be held Thursday, Jan. 13, 11 a.m., at the B.J. Haan Auditorium on the campus of Dordt College. His topic will be “Educated and Exiled: The Future of Christian Leadership in America.” The public is invited to attend. Trulear

The event will also be broadcast live on a webcast during the convocation.

Dr. Trulear is the senior pastor of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Twin Oaks, PA, and an associate professor of applied theology at Howard University School of Divinity in Washington, D.C. Trulear received a B.A. in religion and music from Morehouse College; and M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in religion and society from Drew University. His dissertation, “An Analysis of the Formative Roles of Ideation Structures in the Development of Afro-American Religion,” passed with distinction. He has been an instructor of African and African American Studies, Church and Society, Religion and Public Policy. Trulear has received numerous research grants and has been published in The Journal of Religious Thought, The Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, The American Baptist Quarterly and The African-American Pulpit, among many others.

This is the fourth in a series of Jubilee convocations that will be held this academic year at Dordt in commemoration of the college’s 50th anniversary. The convocations will bring together the academic community to remember, celebrate and share the college’s vision and its connection to a broad range of disciplines and callings.

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